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You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." Maya Angelou


In the decades since Maya penned this quote her words have never been more relevant.


So much in #2020 has happened outside of our control, and the uncertainty continues.


But as the famous American poet and civil rights activist suggests we have a choice in the face of adversity...


Does adversity define us or refine us?


This question kept Austrian psychologist and holocaust survivor alive during the unimaginable darkness he experienced at Auschwitz and elsewhere. He said...


"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom."


No one can take that away from us.


We always have a choice.

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